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Practice Chinese Oral Proficiency Interview Testees Needed

I am getting certified as a Chinese oral proficiency interview tester for ACTFL(American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages) and…

Started by Yan Li in Can you help with this?

6 Dec 12
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Chinese films to learn Mandarin

I have watched 33 Chinese movies so far in my unusual quest to learn Mandarin, and I would highly recommend 11 of them: Hero, Journey to th…

Started by Victor Hart in Study strategy tips

8 Dec 12
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Tips on reading Chinese - 红楼梦 hóng lóu mèng

One of the reasons I learn Chinese is to be able to read 红楼梦 in Chinese. I've learned Chinese now for one and a half year and I think now i…

Started by Ma Ji Ya in Can you help with this?

2 Dec 10
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How many characters should you know by heart before looking stupid in conversations?

How many characters should you know by heart before your ready to swinging and looking stupid in conversations. From my expereince  learnin…

Started by Marwan in Can you help with this?

5 Dec 10
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how best to learn chinese characters?

Hi  Can someone help how do we learn chinese characters and remember them please writing them down over and over and reading please should…

Started by 彼得 pieter in Can you help with this?

9 Dec 10
Reply by Esp

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New Members - What is a word that you have learned recently?

This is a topic designed for New Members. Just add a comment below with a Chinese word that you learned recently.  Examples: "I just had my…

Started by Brandon in Are you new here?

201 Dec 10
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New Members - How long will you study Chinese?

This is a topic designed for New Members. There are no wrong answers and there's no reason to be shy - it's just an easy way to get started…

Started by Brandon in Are you new here?

72 Dec 3
Reply by Annemarie Hiew

Higher pitch when speaking Mandarin?

I have a question! When you speak Mandarin, do you speak with a "higher" voice than when you speak English? And for Mandarin speakers, do y…

Started by Bai Da Xiang in General questions / discussions

3 Nov 26
Reply by han yue

Can anyone tell me what these characters mean?

Hello friends, I need help translating this, I don't know a word of chinese and they have told me that this seems to be chinese. I bought t…

Started by Javier A. Ulloa Alcántar in Can you help with this?

6 Nov 11
Reply by 闫景军

8 strange Chinese things in foreigners' eyes

8 strange Chinese things in foreigners' eyes外国人眼中八件奇怪的中国事情 来源:China Daily 翻译:Jim Wu Editor's note: What are the things considered the norm…

Started by Jim Wu in Can you help with this?

3 Nov 11
Reply by Thomas Doherty

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